Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students by Zaretta Hammond, 192 pages, Corwin, November 2014
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This post lists several new developments in delivering science and engineering online. These developments join a list of other efforts that are listed below in the reference section that suggest we may be reaching a tipping point in teaching science and engineering online.
Deep-learning researchers have found that certain neurons in the brain have shape and electrical properties that appear to be well-suited for deep learning the kind of machine-intelligence used in beating humans at Go and Chess.
Canadian Institute For Advanced Research (CIFAR) Fellow Blake Richards and his colleagues Jordan Guerguiev at the University of Toronto, Scarborough, and Timothy Lillicrap at Google DeepMind developed an algorithm that simulates how a deep-learning network could work in our brains.
No intellectual characteristic is too ineffable for assessment. Some schools use lengthy surveys like the California Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory, which claims to test for qualities like truthseeking and analyticity.
Unpickling, BeEF hooking, hamburger button, and sticky cookies may sound like the latest items on a hipster hangout menu to join $12 avocado toast, but they're actually all terms that appear in the first major style guide edited by linguists for hackers.
The Bishop Fox Cybersecurity Style Guide, published last week, was developed over the last year and a half to fill a vacuum, says its lead editor, Brianne Hughes.
Compared to last year, ATD's 2017 State of the Industry report shows gains in learning expenditure and learning hours used.
Organizations continued to make healthy investments in employee learning in 2016, according to the Association for Talent Development.
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The Top Learning Management Systems Based on User Experience list has been created using a holistic approach and is based on input from actual LMS users. The order of appearance depends on System Usability Score, Perceived Usefulness & Net Promoter Score.
Lee Elliot Major and Steve Higgins
Techniques such as metacognition and self-regulation are levers that speed up students' learning, say Lee Elliot Major and Steve Higgins
Some teachers were baffled by the technical sounding terms metacognition and self-regulation when we first presented the Teaching and Learning Toolkit seven years ago.
For those who may still be a little hazy on the exact details: metacognition simply means thinking about thinking or consciously directing your own thinking.
While the digital workplace is here to stay, change continues all around us. The changes companies must manage and adapt to in a digital workplace are impacted by many internal and external factors including technology, budgets, business model, politics, location, processes, leadership, legal and tax barriers.
Jon Harper and Mandy Froehlich with Peter DeWitt
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Any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous.Jim Dator, futurist at University of Hawaii-Manoa
Here's something ridiculous for you: Futurists and experts on aging and longevity are now suggesting that the first people to live to be 150 years old have already been born.
In 2015, a group of Kentucky citizens took a deep look at student achievement gaps and learned that they have grown over the last decade even as overall student results improved, and that these gaps disproportionately affect students of color, low-income students, students with learning differences and English-language learners.
The resulting citizen-led report by the Prichard Committee Excellence with Equity: It's Everybody's Business sparked an urgent call to action to counter the gap.
The new guidebook, Blending Teaching and Technology: Simple Strategies for Improved Student Learning, offers school district leaders a collection of strategies aligned to the Future Ready Schools framework for implementing an instructional approach supported by blended learning.
The guidebook demystifies the definition of blended learning while explaining its various research-based structural models.
The Internet is the biggest method by which people can educate themselves and connect with the rest of the world. We need to make the internet free and accessible to everyone.
The CGC 2016 Enterprise Learning Report of senior L&D executives showed that, 'obtaining the necessary budget, time and people', to implement L&D was their top challenge.
This shows that stakeholder management and the act of courting budget holders, influencers and sceptics and getting them united behind your L&D programme is crucial to success.
Shares 15A teacher's role on any given day is a combination of content expert, engineer, detective, psychologist, diagnostician, and researcher. Teachers are expected to have students master a set of concepts and information in a defined period of time.
Students at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week traveled to the White House and the Florida State Capitol and called for changes to gun laws.
New York University's president apologized for the inexcusably insensitive menu, which was planned by two employees of the food service company Aramark.
The chancellor, Antwan Wilson, had come under investigation for how his daughter recently transferred to a coveted high school, bypassing about 700 students on a wait-list.
The program to study at Oxford, created in 1902 for students from English-speaking countries, has been expanding and opening to more of the world.
Zeta Beta Tau was slapped with probation.
Zeta Beta Tau was slapped with probation.